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How secure is SubVersion at an ISP?

Posted on 2011-03-01
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I have a server running SubVersion. But am having a terrible time getting a port open on ComCast, and am considering using a hosted version of SubVersion.

How secure is that? Can't anyone at the ISP get my source code?

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If you don't use SSL with your subversion server, it can be somewhat unsecure. But if you activate it, then you don't have to worry.

There's a manual to activate SSL:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=51753
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Is the source code encrypted on the disk? Or could an employee of the ISP open the file?

I guess when I tried looking into the code on my SubVersion I found it was encrypted.

Am I right about that?
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It is encrypted on the disk, but if you want to make sure you can use another method of encrypt your files.

For example, under windows XP:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307877
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Thanks.
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